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Mark presented at the Australian Vision Convention on his thoughts on fitting the complex cornea. He illustrated the use of SynergEyes hybrid contact lenses in the space of patients with and with out astigmatism, presbyopia and keratoconus. More specifically, keratoconus in patients with and without preceding corneal refractive surgery. Leading on from that fitting more … Continue reading Mark Presents at Australian Vision Convention 2019

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Mark was honoured to be part of the promotional and educational package for current and future optometry students at Queensland University of Optometry. He has been part of the teaching program at QUT for 16 years in the field of complex contact lenses. He had a great time and hopes that his insights into contact … Continue reading QUT Insights to Succeeding in Optometry

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After fitting thousands of eyes with complex contact lenses, 2019 has seen a transformation in fitting complex corneas. For some time we have been providing feedback on new 3D cornea imaging technology installed out our practice. After more than 100 free-form 3D contact lenses on eyes we are achieving unprecedented results in fit. Even the … Continue reading HOW DO WE FIT COMPLEX CORNEAS SUCCESSFULLY?

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At Mark Hinds Optometrists it gives us great joy to change a person’s life.  A prosthetic contact lens can do that by enhancing a patient’s journey though life.    

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Trace is out today after months of preparation and fundraising for Fred Hollows Foundation running like the wind blows! Good luck ladies!   More than 1000 trekkers are gearing up for this year’s Wild Women On Top Sunshine Coastrek, which raises funds for The Fred Hollows Foundation’s work to end avoidable blindness. They’re also raising … Continue reading Coastrek Sunshine Coast 2018 – Foxy Oxies – Fred Hollows Foundation

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New Glasses Legislation

20 Jun 2018 |

No Glasses Allowed for New Passport Photos. Are you going overseas soon? We’ll make sure you have those contact lenses handy for your next passport photo. Australian Government have set a new rule commencing from the 1st of July, to ban glasses from passport photos. Make an appointment with mark today to get yourself organised. … Continue reading New Glasses Legislation

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Winter is upon us!

7 Jun 2018 |

Winter and Contact Lenses The cold weather combined with winds, rain and other environmental factors, can really take a toll on our eyes. Believe it or not, the winter air is actually drier than any other season so here are some top tips to save your eyes this winter:  Contact Lenses shouldn’t be worn if … Continue reading Winter is upon us!

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  Mark gets a mention with the Orthokeratology Society of Oceana for his lecture on Myopia Control at the Australian Vision Convention. Big Nerd! We invest a lot in education, time and instrumentation for our short sighted junior patients. Including measuring axial length for myopia progression. We obviously think that it’s important! see: http://www.oso.net.au/whats-the-latest

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